| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Maybriar/Vanhook reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Logan Hubble, Shelter #3. Bring a covered dish. For more information, call Mary Wolfe at 365-2185.
Waynesburg Elementary PTO Harvest Fest
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The annual corn maze is now open at Beachmont Christian Camp and ministries in Kingsville. Beachmont hit a home run in itsr choice of a sports theme for its third maze. "The Birds of Baltimore" celebrates Baltimore's home teams, the Orioles and the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Wendell Morris stopped recently at a Rite Aid drugstore in Santa Monica to get a flu shot.
A worker at the pharmacy said Morris' insurer, Anthem Blue Cross, didn't cover flu shots. So Morris paid about $30 out of pocket for the vaccination.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Even healthy children can come down with a case of the flu severe enough to cause death in a matter of days, according to a new report from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In fact, children who were in good health...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Health officials have confirmed Los Angeles County's first death of the 2013-2014 influenza season.
The victim, a woman who lived in the San Fernando Valley, was infected with an influenza B strain, the Department of Public Health reported Friday. The...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Getting a flu shot isn't a simple choice any more.
Today, medical providers offer a variety of options. Historically, the prevailing option has been the trivalent shot, which protects against three types of flu. This year, a late arrival on the market...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:45 PM
More than half of all kids in the United States were vaccinated against influenza during the 2012-13 flu season, along with more than four in 10 adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall, 45% of Americans over the age of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Get a flu shot to ward off a case of influenza, and as an added bonus you’ll reduce your risk of a heart attack, stroke or other type of unpleasant “cardiovascular event,” a new study finds.
For some time, researchers have suspected...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:11 PM
The start of flu season is closing in on Kansas. And doctors are making a push for you to get a vaccine now. And Wichita will help lead the way in tracking how flu spreads as a part of a Google Trends site.
Click here for Google Flu Trends
| Oct 17, 2013
The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 killed 583,135 Americans, according to public health authorities at the time.
Although we no longer suffer such a high rate of flu deaths, during a non-pandemic season, flu still kills on average thousands each year...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Effective this influenza season, healthcare workers in Los Angeles County will be required to receive immunizations against influenza or wear a protective mask while in contact with patients.
In an order issued by Public Health director Dr. Jonathan...